[Mono-devel-list] mono-service changes and problems

Jörg Rosenkranz joergr at voelcker.com
Sat Apr 9 18:47:40 EDT 2005


I've introduced some changes to mono-service and

The ServiceBase.Run function now invokes the main loop of 
mono-service as callback. This handling matches the Windows 
behaviour better because Main ends after the service was 

There are still some problems with the managed implementation
of mono-service which are caused by the fact that the service 
EXE is run in the context of mono-service.exe:

Assemblies in the service's directory are not been found.
I came around this problem by calling 
AppDomain.CurrentDomain.AppendPrivatePath (Environment.CurrentDirectory);
This seems to be a hack but works for my test case.
Another problem is that the application config file isn't 

The best solution seems to be another AppDomain for running
the service. Is the cost of this acceptable or are there 
other ways to solve these problems?


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